A California Highway Patrol vehicle. MyNewsLA.com photo by John Schreiber.
A California Highway Patrol vehicle. MyNewsLA.com photo by John Schreiber.

A man was killed Tuesday morning in a big rig crash on the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway in the Los Feliz area, the California Highway Patrol reported.

The crash occurred about 3:50 a.m. on the northbound 5 Freeway at Griffith Park Drive, CHP Officer Tony Polizzi said.

The man, in his 50s, died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office. His name was withheld, pending notification of his relatives.

The northbound lanes were closed for a time while an investigation was conducted. By about 8:30 a.m., all but two lanes had been reopened, the CHP reported.

—City News Service

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